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BS PD5500(2006) : 2006

Superseded
Superseded

A superseded Standard is one, which is fully replaced by another Standard, which is a new edition of the same Standard.

SPECIFICATION FOR UNFIRED FUSION WELDED PRESSURE VESSELS
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Hardcopy , PDF

Superseded date

01-31-2009

Published date

01-01-2006

Committees responsible
Foreword
Summary of pages
Section 1 - General
        1.1 Scope
        1.2 Interpretation
        1.3 Definitions
        1.4 Responsibilities
             1.4.1 Responsibilities of the purchaser
             1.4.2 Responsibilities of the manufacturer
             1.4.3 Responsibilities of the Inspecting Authority
             1.4.4 Certificate of Conformance
        1.5 Information and requirements to be agreed and to
             be documented
             1.5.1 Information to be supplied by the purchaser
             1.5.2 Information to be supplied by the manufacturer
        1.6 Thicknesses
Section 2 - Materials
        2.1 Selection of materials
             2.1.1 General
             2.1.2 Materials for pressure parts
             2.1.3 Materials for non-pressure parts
        2.2 Materials for low temperature applications
        2.3 Nominal design strength
             2.3.1 General
             2.3.2 Notation
             2.3.3 Time-independent design strength
             2.3.4 Time-dependent design strength
Section 3 - Design
        3.1 General
        3.2 Application
             3.2.1 Consideration of loads
             3.2.2 Design criteria
             3.2.3 Design pressure
             3.2.4 Maximum design temperature
             3.2.5 Minimum design temperature
             3.2.6 Thermal loads
             3.2.7 Wind and earthquake loads
        3.3 Corrosion, erosion and protection
             3.3.1 General
             3.3.2 Additional thickness to allow for corrosion
             3.3.3 Linings and coatings
             3.3.4 Wear plates
        3.4 Construction categories and design stresses
             3.4.1 Construction categories
             3.4.2 Design stresses
        3.5 Vessels under internal pressure
             3.5.1 Cylindrical and spherical shells
             3.5.2 Domed ends
             3.5.3 Cones and conical ends
             3.5.4 Openings and nozzle connections
             3.5.5 Flat ends and flat plates
             3.5.6 Spherically domed and bolted ends of the
                   form shown in Figure 3.5-39
        3.6 Vessels under external pressure
             3.6.1 General
             3.6.2 Cylindrical shells
             3.6.3 Conical shells
             3.6.4 Spherical shells
             3.6.5 Hemispherical ends
             3.6.6 Torispherical ends
             3.6.7 Ellipsoidal ends
             3.6.8 Procedure by which the departure from the
                   mean circle may be obtained
       3.7 Supports, attachments and internal structures
            3.7.1 General
            3.7.2 Supports
       3.8 Bolted flanged connections
            3.8.1 General
            3.8.2 Notation
            3.8.3 Narrow-faced gasketted flanges
            3.8.4 Full-faced flanges with soft ring type gaskets
            3.8.5 Ungasketted seal welded flanges
            3.8.6 Reverse narrow-face flanges
            3.8.7 Reverse full-face flanges
            3.8.8 Full-faced flanges with metal to metal contact
       3.9 Flat heat exchanger tubesheets
            3.9.1 Notation
            3.9.2 Characteristics of perforated plates
            3.9.3 Tubesheets of exchangers with floating heads
                  or U-tubes
            3.9.4 Tubesheets of fixed tubesheet exchangers
            3.9.5 Allowable shell and tube longitudinal stresses
            3.9.6 Allowable tube joint end load
            3.9.7 Tubesheet flanged extension with narrow-face gasket
       3.10 Design of welds
            3.10.1 General
            3.10.2 Welded joints for principal seams
            3.10.3 Welded joints for other than principal seams
            3.10.4 Welded joints in time dependent applications
       3.11 Vessels with external jackets or limpet coils
            3.11.1 General
            3.11.2 Jacketted cylindrical shells
            3.11.3 Welded jacket connections
            3.11.4 Cylindrical shells with limpet coils
       3.12 Manholes, inspection openings and quick release
            openings
       3.13 Protective devices for excessive pressure or vacuum
            3.13.1 Application
            3.13.2 Capacity of relief device(s)
            3.13.3 Pressure setting of pressure relieving devices
Section 4 - Manufacture and workmanship
        4.1 General aspects of construction
            4.1.1 General
            4.1.2 Material identification
            4.1.3 Order of completion of weld seams
            4.1.4 Junction of more than two weld seams
            4.1.5 Localized thinning
            4.1.6 Rectification of departures from tolerance
        4.2 Cutting, forming and tolerances
            4.2.1 Cutting of material
            4.2.2 Forming of shell sections and plates
            4.2.3 Assembly tolerances
            4.2.4 Tolerances for vessels subject to internal
                  pressure
            4.2.5 Tolerances for vessels subject to external
                  pressure
            4.2.6 Structural tolerances
        4.3 Welded joints
            4.3.1 General
            4.3.2 Welding consumables
            4.3.3 Preparation of plate edges and openings
            4.3.4 Assembly for welding
            4.3.5 Attachments and the removal of temporary
                  attachments
            4.3.6 Butt joints
            4.3.7 Welding: general requirements
        4.4 Heat treatment
            4.4.1 Preheat requirements
            4.4.2 Normalizing: ferritic steels
            4.4.3 Post-weld heat treatment
            4.4.4 Methods of heat treatment
            4.4.5 Post-weld heat treatment procedure
            4.4.6 Mechanical properties after heat treatment
        4.5 Surface finish
Section 5 - Inspection and testing
        5.1 General
        5.2 Approval testing of fusion welding procedures
        5.3 Welder and operator approval
        5.4 Production control test plates
            5.4.1 Vessels in materials other than 9% Ni steel
            5.4.2 9% Ni steel vessels
        5.5 Destructive testing
        5.6 Non-destructive testing
            5.6.1 General
            5.6.2 Parent materials
            5.6.3 Components prepared for welding
            5.6.4 Non-destructive testing of welded joints
            5.6.5 Choice of non-destructive test methods
                   for welds
            5.6.6 Non-destructive testing techniques for welds
        5.7 Acceptance criteria for weld defects revealed by
            visual examination and non-destructive testing
            5.7.1 General
            5.7.2 Assessment of defects
            5.7.3 Repair of welds
        5.8 Pressure tests
            5.8.1 General
            5.8.2 Basic requirements
            5.8.3 Hydraulic testing
            5.8.4 Pneumatic tests
            5.8.5 "Standard" test pressure
            5.8.6 Proof hydraulic test
            5.8.7 Combined hydraulic/pneumatic tests
            5.8.8 Leak testing
            5.8.9 Vessel nameplate
            5.8.10 Final inspection
        5.9 Inspection requirements for cast components
            5.9.1 Examination
            5.9.2 Defects
            5.9.3 Identification and marking
Annex A Requirements for design where loadings and components
        are not covered by Section 3
Annex B Requirements for cylindrical, spherical and conical
        shells under combined loadings, including wind and
        earthquakes
Annex C Assessment of vessels subject to fatigue
Annex D Requirements for vessels designed to operate
        below 0 degree C
Annex E Recommendations for welded connections of pressure
        vessels
Annex G Recommendations for the design of local loads,
        thermal gradients, etc.
Annex H Recommendations for post-weld heat treatment of
        dissimilar ferritic steel joints
Annex J Recommendations for pressure relief protective devices
Annex K Requirements for design stresses for British
        Standard materials
Annex L Guidance on structural tolerances
Annex M Requirements for establishing the allowable external
        pressure for cylindrical sections outside the circularity
        limits specified in 3.6
Annex N Requirements for vessel design and the provision
        of information concerning UK statutory requirements
        for the demonstration of the continued integrity of
        pressure vessels throughout their service life
Annex Q Recommendations for preparation and testing of production
        control test plates
Annex R Guidance on additional information for flat ends and
        flat plates
Annex S Guidance on optional documentation for supply with vessel
Annex T Recommendations for arc welded tube to tubeplate joints
Annex U Guidance on the use of fracture mechanics analyses
Annex V Requirements for testing and inspection of serially produced
        pressure vessels
Annex W Worked examples
Annex Z Guidance on the application of PD 5500 to pressure
        vessels falling within the scope of the European
        Pressure Equipment Directive
 - Aluminium supplement Requirements for aluminium and aluminium
   alloys in the design and construction of unfired fusion welded
   pressure vessels
 - Copper supplement Requirements for copper and copper alloys
   in the design and construction of unfired fusion welded or
   brazed pressure vessels
 - Nickel supplement Requirements for nickel and nickel alloys
   in the design and construction of unfired fusion welded
   pressure vessels
Index
List of references
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Specifies requirements for the design, construction, inspection, testing and verification of compliance of new unfired fusion welded pressure vessels.

Committee
PVE/1
DevelopmentNote
Supersedes BS PD5500(2003) & 04/30124990 DC. (01/2006) Supersedes 07/30160560 DC. (01/2008) Supersedes 08/30176595 DC. (11/2008)
DocumentType
Standard
Pages
970
PublisherName
British Standards Institution
Status
Superseded

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BS EN 10291:2000 Metallic materials. Uniaxial creep testing in tension. Methods of test
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BS EN 13184:2001 Non-destructive testing. Leak testing. Pressure change method
BS EN 1779:1999 Non-destructive testing. Leak testing. Criteria for method and technique selection
BS EN 10222-2:2017 Steel forgings for pressure purposes Ferritic and martensitic steels with specified elevated temperatures properties
BS 5044:1973 Specification for contrast aid paints used in magnetic particle flaw detection
BS EN 10217-1:2002 Welded steel tubes for pressure purposes. Technical delivery conditions Non-alloy steel tubes with specified room temperature properties
BS 3076:1989 Specification for nickel and nickel alloys: bar
BS EN 10216-4:2013 Seamless steel tubes for pressure purposes. Technical delivery conditions Non-alloy and alloy steel tubes with specified low temperature properties
PD 6550-4:1989 Explanatory supplement to BS 5500:1988. Specification for unfired fusion welded pressure vessels. Section three. Design Heat exchanger tubesheets
BS 5400-10(1980) : 1980 STEEL CONCRETE AND COMPOSITE BRIDGES - PART 10: CODE OF PRACTICE FOR FATIGUE
BS EN 10160:1999 Ultrasonic testing of steel flat product of thickness equal or greater than 6 mm (reflection method)
BS EN 10045-1:1990 Charpy impact test on metallic materials Test method (V- and U-notches)
BS EN 10002-5:1992 Tensile testing of metallic materials Method of test at elevated temperatures
BS EN 1998-1 : 2004 EUROCODE 8: DESIGN OF STRUCTURES FOR EARTHQUAKE RESISTANCE - PART 1: GENERAL RULES, SEISMIC ACTIONS AND RULES FOR BUILDINGS
BS EN 485-1 : 2008 ALUMINIUM AND ALUMINIUM ALLOYS - SHEET, STRIP AND PLATE - PART 1: TECHNICAL CONDITIONS FOR INSPECTION AND DELIVERY
BS 4504-2:1974 Circular flanges for pipes, valves and fittings (PN designated) Copper alloy and composite flanges
BS 3441:1995 Specification for tanks for the transport of milk and liquid milk products
BS EN ISO 18273:2015 Welding consumables. Wire electrodes, wires and rods for welding of aluminium and aluminium alloys. Classification
BS EN 573-4:2004 Aluminium and aluminium alloys. Chemical composition and form of wrought products Forms of products
BS EN 1759-3:2003 Flanges and their joints. Circular flanges for pipes, valves, fittings and accessories, class designated Copper alloy flanges
BS EN 1593:1999 Non-destructive testing. Leak testing. Bubble emission techniques
BS 4504-3.3:1989 Circular flanges for pipes, valves and fittings (PN designated) Specification for copper alloy and composite flanges
BS EN ISO 9606-3:1999 Approval testing of welders. Fusion welding Copper and copper alloys
BS 5950-7:1992 STRUCTURAL USE OF STEELWORK IN BUILDING - SPECIFICATION FOR MATERIALS AND WORKMANSHIP: COLD FORMED SECTIONS
BS EN 10216-2:2013 Seamless steel tubes for pressure purposes. Technical delivery conditions Non-alloy and alloy steel tubes with specified elevated temperature properties
BS EN 754-3:2008 Aluminium and aluminium alloys. Cold drawn rod/bar and tube Round bars, tolerances on dimensions and form
BS EN 45004:1995 General criteria for the operation of various types of bodies performing inspection
BS 1515(1965) : LATEST
BS 3605-2:1992 Austenitic stainless steel pipes and tubes for pressure purposes Specification for longitudinally welded tubes
BS 4504-1:1969 Circular flanges for pipes, valves and fittings (PN designated) Ferrous
BS EN 755-5:2008 Aluminium and aluminium alloys. Extruded rod/bar, tube and profiles Rectangular bars, tolerances on dimensions and form
PD 6497:1982 Stresses in horizontal cylindrical pressure vessels supported on twin saddles: a derivation of the basic equations and constants used in G.3.3 of BS 5500:1982
BS 3500-5:1969 Methods for creep and rupture testing of metals Production acceptance tests
API 520-2 : 2015 SIZING, SELECTION, AND INSTALLATION OF PRESSURE-RELIEVING DEVICES - PART 2: INSTALLATION
BS EN 1515-1:2000 Flanges and their joints. Bolting Selection of bolting
BS 4870-2:1982 Specification for approval testing of welding procedures TIG or MIG welding of aluminium and its alloys
BS EN ISO 4126-1 : 2013 SAFETY DEVICES FOR PROTECTION AGAINST EXCESSIVE PRESSURE - PART 1: SAFETY VALVES (ISO 4126-1:2013)
BS EN 1092-1 : 2007 FLANGES AND THEIR JOINTS - CIRCULAR FLANGES FOR PIPES, VALVES, FITTINGS AND ACCESSORIES, PN DESIGNATED - STEEL FLANGES
BS EN 10002-1:2001 Tensile testing of metallic materials Method of test at ambient temperature
BS EN 288-1:1992 Specification and approval of welding procedures for metallic materials General rules for fusion welding
BS EN 10222-3:2017 Steel forgings for pressure purposes Nickel steels with specified low temperature properties
BS 449-2:1969 Specification for the use of structural steel in building Metric units
BS EN ISO 15614-2:2005 Specification and qualification of welding procedures for metallic materials. Welding procedure test Arc welding of aluminium and its alloys
BS EN 10213-4:1996 Technical delivery conditions for steel castings for pressure purposes Austenitic and austenitic-ferritic steel grades
1997/23/EC : 1997 DIRECTIVE 97/23/EC OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL OF 29 MAY 1997 ON THE APPROXIMATION OF THE LAWS OF THE MEMBER STATES CONCERNING PRESSURE EQUIPMENT
BS EN 13134:2000 Brazing. Procedure approval
PD 6550-3:1989 Explanatory supplement to BS 5500:1988. Specification for unfired fusion welded pressure vessels. Section three. Design Vessels under external pressure
BS EN 10272:2007 Stainless steel bars for pressure purposes
BS 1504:1976 Specification for steel castings for pressure purposes

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